Katherine Lau appointed Barclays APAC loan syndicate head
Jul 15, 2013
Hong Kong, July 10th 2013 - Barclays today announces the appointment of Katherine Lau as Head of Loan Syndicate for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Ms. Lau will lead the firm's loan syndicate team across Asia Pacific, report directly to Jonathan Macdonald, Head of Loan Syndicate for EMEA & Asia Pacific and work under the regional leadership of Kentaro Kiso, Head of Syndicate for Asia Pacific.
Katherine joins Barclays from Goldman Sachs where she was an Executive Director in the Loans team in Hong Kong. Katherine has 20 years experience in the loans business in Asia having also held previous syndicate positions at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan.
Commenting on the appointment, Jonathan Macdonald said: "I am delighted to welcome Katherine to the syndicate team at Barclays. The breadth and depth of her experience working in loans business in Asia will significantly strengthen and complement our regional and global coverage. "
Kentaro Kiso added, "Katherine is an experienced and well respected loan market practitioner and we are confident that we have a competent leadership team in place to continue to develop and grow our franchise in the region."
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker
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